• Watch our Every Kid Healthy Video

    Get a glimpse of how we are fighting the
    childhood obesity epidemic and learn about
    healthy tips and tools you can use in your
    everyday life – including the lives of kids
    around you.

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  • Every Kid Healthy… and Ready to Learn

    It’s going to take a nation of moms, dads and other caring individuals – people just like you – to raise their hands and lend their voices to the fight against childhood obesity so every kid can be healthy and ready to learn.

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  • Team Healthy Kids

    Whether you want to run a marathon, host a local event, walk a 5K or simply support someone who is already signed up, this is the place for you!

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  • The Learning Connection:

    What You Need to Know to Ensure Your Kids Are Healthy and Ready to Learn

    demonstrates that physical activity supports academic achievement, well-nourished kids learn better and that healthier practices in schools can increase school revenue.

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  • Volunteers in Action

    Chicago Volunteers transformed an unused space in one school into an indoor fitness center and converted an open, undefined field at another school into a soccer field, complete with bleachers.

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  • Programs

    With a $1000 grant, nutrition education and an introduction to Game On! The Ultimate Wellness Challenge – all courtesy of Action for Healthy Kids – teachers at Springhill Lake Elementary School in Greenbelt, Md. were able to make nutrition and physical activity changes that helped create a healthier school.

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Help us create a 100,000 - person movement to make all schools healthier by taking the Every Kid Healthy Pledge.

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How to raise awareness and combat childhood obesity

Act

By mobilizing to create programs
in schools that engage kids in
healthy activities

Transform

Schools with opportunities for all students to lead healthier lives

What's New

  • We are happy to announce our partnership with UK based digital agency Passion Digital to optimize our search engine marketing. Passion Digital has a history of collaborating with nonprofit organizations and they’re currently working with 16 across the globe alongside their work for profit driven businesses. Their unique ties to these organizations have become part of their company culture and this is what draws many people to them, including Action for Healthy Kids.

  • As part of this year's Every Kid Healthy™ Week, Athletico Physical Therapy and Action for Healthy Kids partnered on a FoodTASTIC Family Health Fair at Harlan Community Academy High School on Chicago's South Side.

  • Jean H. Ragalie, R.D., President of National Dairy Council and Secretary and Treasurer of Action for Healthy Kids' Board of Directors, shares the findings of a new report that reinforce the “Learning Connection”: the link between quality nutrition, including a nutritious breakfast, coupled with physical activity and improved academic performance.

Success Stories

  • July 22, 2014 
    OH--Big Walnut HS PictureBig Walnut High School in central Ohio looked beyond their classroom walls and created a fitness endeavor to benefit their entire community. When the school received a $1,000 grant from Action for Healthy Kids to increase student’s daily physical activity, with support from CSX transportation, they didn’t stop there. The school’s PE coach and Industrial Tech class put their heads together to conceive a fitness plan that can benefit students, parents, teachers, and anyone else who comes their way. 

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